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World - International
6/10/2024 12:36:49 PM
South Korea’s military on Monday said it’s detecting signs that North Korea is installing its own loudspeakers along their heavily armed border, a day after the South blared anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts over its speakers for the first time in years as the rivals engage in a Cold War-style psychological warfare.

World - International
6/9/2024 1:34:00 PM
South Korea announced Sunday that it would resume loudspeaker propaganda campaigns against the North, after Pyongyang sent a fresh barrage of trash-filled balloons across the border.

World - International
6/8/2024 6:16:59 PM
North Korea again sent trash-carrying balloons towards the South on Saturday, Seoul's military said, after anti-Pyongyang activists in the South said they have despatched balloons with leaflets against leader Kim Jong Un across the border.

World - International
6/2/2024 5:13:48 PM
North Korea said Sunday it would stop sending trash-filled balloons across the border into the South, saying the "disgusting" missives had been an effective countermeasure against propaganda sent by anti-regime activists.

World - International
6/2/2024 10:53:33 AM
North Korea has floated another 600 trash-filled balloons across the border, the South's military said Sunday, with personnel in hazmat suits seen collecting piles of rubbish containing everything from cigarette butts to bits of cardboard and plastic.

World - International
5/29/2024 9:58:56 AM
North Korea has sent balloons full of trash, toilet paper and suspected animal faeces into the South, local media reports said Wednesday, with Seoul's military slamming Pyongyang for their "low class" actions.

World - War in Ukraine
4/18/2024 1:12:41 PM
Russian air defences downed what authorities described as five Ukrainian balloons overnight, the defence ministry in Moscow said Thursday, as the sides kept up long-range strikes that have featured heavily in what has largely become a war of attrition.

Egypt - Tourism
2/11/2024 3:07:11 PM
Luxor's skies were embellished with 53 hot air balloons on Sunday, each carrying a total of 1,280 tourists from various nationalities, said Ahmed Aboud, a representative of the Egyptian Federation of Hot Air Ballooning Companies in Luxor, according to MENA news agency.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/17/2024 10:32:02 AM
Over the past three months, on banners and T-shirts and balloons and social media posts, one piece of imagery has emerged around the world in protests against the Israeli war on Gaza : the watermelon.

World - International
12/8/2023 1:21:03 PM
Taiwan's defence ministry said Friday it had detected a Chinese balloon crossing the so-called median line that bisects the sensitive strait separating the island from China.

World - Region
7/24/2023 6:42:50 PM
Iraqi security forces on Monday announced the seizure of nearly a million captagon pills in the possession of a "foreign trafficker", as the country grapples with the ballooning drug trade.

Business - Markets & Companies
7/9/2023 6:48:22 PM
The Egyptian Exchange's indices (EGX) sharply declined on Sunday, following the listing of local energy giant TAQA Arabia, whose stock value surged by 83.591 percent in the first session. Meanwhile, gold exhibited marginal signs of recovery.

Business - Economy
6/30/2023 5:30:45 PM
Pakistan could get temporary relief for its ballooning foreign debt with a new deal worth $3 billion, the IMF has announced in Washington.

World - International
6/15/2023 3:36:51 PM
Antony Blinken will on Sunday make the first trip to Beijing by a top US diplomat in nearly five years of strained ties between the world's largest economies.

World - International
6/10/2023 10:11:26 AM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to China next week, rescheduling a visit that was canceled in February after a saga over a suspected surveillance balloon, US officials said Friday.

World - International
6/1/2023 11:01:50 AM
NASA held its first public meeting on UFOs on Wednesday a year after launching a study into unexplained sightings and insisted it's not hiding anything.

Egypt - Tourism
5/28/2023 2:51:01 PM
Dusty winds and unfavourable weather conditions have suspended hot air balloon rides in the southern Upper Egyptian city of Luxor for the third day in a row.

Egypt - Tourism
5/22/2023 5:32:31 PM
Fifty-five hot air balloons, carrying 1,500 tourists from various countries, adorned the sky over Luxor on Monday, said Head of the Egyptian Federation of Hot Air Ballooning Companies in Luxor Ahmed Aboud.

World - International
5/21/2023 4:23:31 PM
US President Joe Biden said Sunday that ties between Washington and Beijing should thaw 'very shortly', after the United States shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon this year.

Egypt - Tourism
5/2/2023 3:04:53 PM
After a two-day halt due to wind conditions, 60 vibrantly coloured hot air balloons returned to Luxor's skies on Tuesday, giving the 1,600 tourists from around the world a breathtaking view of the city's famous landmarks and picturesque landscapes.

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